He started his design career at ECAD Architects and SAS Space Design where he handled such projects as the Silverbird Cinemas Abuja, British Gas Lagos H.Q etc he is now the Group MD of G.O.A Group (Gbolahan Olaniyi and Associates) a multi-faceted conglomerate with subsidiaries in Interior Design & Architecture, Construction, Interior Construction/Renovations, Education and e-commerce (www.gbanjoh.com); other subsidiaries include, Maven School of Interior Decoration and Design with 6 branches across Nigeria, Space Therapy (Residential and Retail Interior Decoration, Furniture/Furnishings), Interactive Supply Services Company etc.
Olaniyi holds an OND (upper credit) in Architecture from Lagos State Polytechnic, a degree (second class upper Hons) in Architecture from the University of Lagos, Akoka and a Masters Degree in Architecture also from the University of Lagos, Akoka. He is a chartered member of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and President of the African Association of Interior Designers; he is an astute entrepreneur with a passion for starting new businesses and creating jobs.
He enjoys reading, teaching, writing and motivational speaking and consulting at business seminars and workshops and facilitating youth empowerment programs.
BECKLEY FOLUSHO JULIANA
A graduate of Architecture, she received her first and second degree from the Federal University of Technology Akure. She is a member of African Association of Interior Designers and also trained both locally and internationally. She has worked with several firms both in Lagos and Port Harcourt. She is a prolific designer with specialty in interior design psychology, planning and colour harmony. Her vast experience after school started with GRIDS ASSOCIATES and ROOKWORTH SERVICES (NIG) LTD where she worked as an architect handling several projects ranging from residential to public building and also religious structures from supervision to handing over. Presently she works with GOA Group as a Project Architect /Interior Designer where she was promoted as the Head of Technical Department. She also instructs at the Maven School of Interior Design.
Oladotun Paul Oluwaseun
(Architect , Builder, Interior Designer, Landscape Architect ). Paul is an excellent Architect with proficience in space planning, interior design/ decoration and landscaping .He has worked in various Architecture and Construction firms in Nigeria with over 6 years experience. He obtained his bachelor degree in Architecture from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State ,Nigeria and Master degree in Landscape Architecture from University of Lagos(UNILAG), Akoka, Lagos State, Nigeria. He is a corporate member of the Nigeria Institute of Landscape Architect and also a member of the prestigious African Association of Interior Designers, he presently works with G.O.A Group as a Project Architect/Interior Designer and Facilitator
is a BSc holder of Architecture from the University of Jos and has worked in ArchiPlus an architecrural firm based in Abuja for almost a year as a Trainee Architect. He joined G.O.A group in April last year and underwent a training to specialize as an interior Architect/Facilator. His strong suit is the area of facilitating given the fact that he loves communicating ideas and concepts.
OGWOGWO ALBERT. U, (M.sc ,B.sc)
A graduate of architecture from Imo State University, A member of Nigerian Institute of Architects. A unique designer with vast and practical experience spanning 9 years in the field which he started from an early stage In his technical college days. He is very proficient in amplifying and planning smaller spaces .Albert has worked in various design- build firms such as, MEX FORMS, CITI MERITS ASSOCIATES ,KOSTARGET PROJECT LTD, where he worked as the senior /project architect handling several projects ranging from residential to public buildings (Hotels,banks,clubs) and also religious structures from conceptual sketch of clients brief to design,supervision to handing over. He is currently with Fidelity bank as a Project Architect and a part time Facilitator and Interior Designer with Maven School of Interior Design and Decoration.
Dada Oluwakemi Omolara
Had her Bachelor of Technology in Architecture from The Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo state. She has worked in several Architecture and Construction firms in Lagos with few years experience. She was a Project Architect and Site Supervisor at Archi-text Design Associates, Allen Avenue, Ikeja and a Site Supervisor at Solareb Associates, Ikeja, where she handled several projects successfully. She is presently working with G.O.A. Group as a Project Architect/Interior Designer and also a facilitator at Maven School of Interior Design and Decoration.
OLUWALEYE TADETOPE J
An Architecture graduate from Yaba College of Technology, Yaba Lagos who has worked in various Architecture and construction firms with over four years experience. He was formerly a design architect with Bills-Structure Global Limited, Ikeja and an Associate Architect at Doida Konsult, Surulere before he later joined Segadmoore Nig. Ltd, Ogba-Aguda where he worked as Architect- involved in site works and supervision. He is presently a Project Architect/Interior Designer and facilitator at G.O.A Group and Maven School of Interior Decoration and Design respectively.
He had his bachelor of technology in Architecture from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Oyo State. He has worked with construction companies, the Lagos State Ministry of Environment, He designed and supervised the construction of several building projects [LASGOLD mall, Federal low cost, Jos, MAMEE market 330 Nigerian Air Force station and other residential buildings] also handled the interior remodeling of 330 air lodge and complete interior design of NANA E classic boutique, Jos. Tayo presently works with G.O.A Group as a project Architect/Interior Designer and facilitates at Maven SIDD